Tag Archive: China

Oct 11

WTCC: Asian tour begins for Esteban Guerrieri and Campos Racing in China

Guerrieri currently sits fourth in the WTCC Trophy

03717011_6996-1Nearly three months after the last event in Argentina, the World Touring Car Championship resumes at all-new Ningbo International Speedpark. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 24

F1 hoping to swap China and Bahrain on 2018 calendar

“We’re talking to both of them to that end and if we can reach a mutually agreed upon solution”

2011-04-16 - Force India F1 Team - China - 03Formula 1 commercial chief Sean Bratches has confirmed that efforts are being made to swap the dates for next year’s races in China and Bahrain in order to avoid clashing with a national holiday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

Podium finish for Alex Tagliani and Greg Taylor in China

In Round 7 of the FRD LMP3 Series in Zhuhai, China

Alex Tagliani et Greg Taylor podium - Zhuhai ChineCraft-Bamboo Racing drivers Alex Tagliani and Greg Taylor finished third on Saturday to collect their first podium result of the season in Round 7 of the FRD LMP3 (Le Mans Prototype 3) Series held at Zhuhai International Circuit in China.

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Jul 02

So close to a podium finish for Alex Tagliani in China

Alex Tagliani so close to a podium finish in the inaugural weekend of the FRD LMP3 Series in China

Photo Tagliani and Taylor Ligier LMP3 car 20The Zhejiang International road course in China played host to the opening two rounds of the new FRD LMP3 (Le Mans Prototype 3) Series this weekend, and Canadian driver Alex Tagliani was one of four drivers retained by Hong Kong based Craft-Bamboo Racing team to pilot one of their two Ligier JS P3s.

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Apr 19

Auto Shanghai 2017: Renault explores future of Formula 1 with new concept; launches Espace; adds engine, tech to Kadjar in China

The R.S. 2027 Vision

 R.S. 2027 Vision Renault_90030_global_enR.S. 2027 Vision embodies Renault’s vision of Formula 1 in 2027: Greater focus on the drivers, more spectacular, more electric, safer racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 06

Vettel confident Mercedes still favourite for China F1 victory

F1 Chinese GP

20170326-044Sebastian Vettel is adamant that Mercedes’ remains favourite for victory in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix despite winning the Formula 1 season-opener in Australia for Ferrari two weeks ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 28

Horner: Judge F1 overtaking after Bahrain

“I think we have to reserve judgement until after two or three races”

20170325-029Red Bull boss Christian Horner has urged fans to hold off on their verdicts on overtaking with the 2017 F1 cars and the new technical regulations until after the second and third races of the season in China and Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

Silk Way sets its sights on the dunes of the Gobi Desert

Intriguing battles within the car and truck races characterized the first part of this year’s Silk Way

Silk Way sets its sights on the dunes of the Gobi Desert After a frantic first week of racing through Russia and Kazakhstan the 2016 Silk Way Rally now moves to China with race leaders Team Peugeot-Total and Team Kamaz Master looking to defend their positions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 13

The first days of the 15-stage rally from Russia to China via Kazakhstan have seen powerful performances from the biggest names in the race

Dakar winning teams take early lead at Silk Way

Dakar winning teams take early lead at Silk Way Rally Team Peugeot-Total have already picked up all stage wins on offer in the car race while Team Kamaz Master have surged into an early lead in the truck category. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 17

F1 Chinese GP: Rosberg imperious again as rivals trip up in China

Rosberg multiplies his world championship lead with a third straight victory in the Chinese Grand Prix

Rosberg imperious again as rivals trip upNico Rosberg has multiplied his lead in the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship standings to 36 points after strolling to a third consecutive win amidst yet more lap one chaotic that neutered the threat from Ferrari and an already compromised Lewis Hamilton.

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Jan 21

The art of smog

Chinese artist turns Beijing’s smog into bricks with vacuum cleaner

Chinese artist turns Beijing's smog into bricks with vacuum cleaner The pressing need for a drastic change in the quality of air in Beijing – the home of Formula E in China – has been graphically brought to life by an artist know as Brother Nut. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

The selection of volunteers for the 2016 FORMULA 1 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX begins

In 2015, 1200 volunteers from Russia, China, Brazil, Canada, India and many other countries took part in the Russian Grand Prix
Sochi Autodrom logo Today, the selection of volunteers for the third Russian round of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship that will be held at Sochi Autodrom from 28 April to 01 May 2016 has started.
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Mar 04

Pirelli has nominated the tyres that will be used in the grands prix of Australia, Malaysia, China and Bahrain: the first four races of the 2015 season.

Pirelli announces tyre nominations for first four Grands Prix of 2015 season

2015-03-04 - PirelliIn Australia, Pirelli will bring the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft compounds: well-suited to the varied demands and wide range of potential weather conditions experienced at the semi-permanent Albert Park facility in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »
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Nov 19

Amnesty report slams Abu Dhabi before F1 finale

Human rights organisation Amnesty International has criticised Abu Dhabi in the days before F1’s high-profile and glitzy season finale

2012-11-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Yas Marina Circuit 01 Political criticism of grand prix hosts like Bahrain and China is common, but a report entitled ‘There is no freedom here’ published this week by Amnesty said violations by the United Arab Emirates “has gone largely ignored by the world”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Porsche 919 Hybrid on pole in Shanghai

Stuttgart. The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start the six-hour race at Shanghai, China from pole position and third on the grid.

Mark Webber logo After Spa – where round two of the World Championship was held in spring – this is the second pole position for the new and innovative Porsche Le Mans Prototype.

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Oct 27

Next stop: Shanghai

Off the back of our great result in Fuji I am looking forward to getting back into the car in China.

Mark Webber logo I know the track in Shanghai very well from my days in F1 and it’s a great circuit. The course has different winding turns and two long straights. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Todt tips Ferrari to end crisis quickly

Jean Todt insists Ferrari is not in the sort of crisis today that he found at Maranello more than two decades ago.

2014-06-14-1001 The Frenchman, now FIA president, said any comparison between when he was drafted in by Luca di Montezemolo to rebuild the team in 1993 and Ferrari’s current situation “makes me smile”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

F1 teams to ‘follow’ Ecclestone to Russia

F1 team bosses have swerved around the political crisis in the wake of the MH17 air disaster.

2014-07-15 - Sochi Autodrom - photo Igor Chernov 03 The sport is scheduled to race on Russian soil for the first time in October, but there is pressure to cancel or boycott the race amid the deepening controversy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

DTM selects Zandvoort as replacement venue for China

The ninth round of the 2014 DTM season will be held from 27th to 28th September at Zandvoort, Netherlands.

DTM Zandvoort 2013 The Chinese round that originally was supposed to be held at Guangzhou, on this weekend, had to be cancelled as the modifications necessary for erecting the circuit proved to be far more extensive than planned.

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Jul 23

Nelson Piquet Jr to test Formula E at Donington

Nelson has a successful history in single-seater racing

2014-05-16 - Renault - Formula E (1) Current Global Rallycross championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr will drive tomorrow for Team China Racing at the official FIA Formula E test day at Donington Park, UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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